Reading Interventionist (2019 - 2020)

  • Chester County School District
  • Mar 11, 2019
Elementary Elementary Literacy Coach Special Education

Job Description

Must be SC certified or eligible for SC certification. 

Qualifications:

Certification by the South Carolina Department of Education in elementary

education, reading, or special education; a minimum of five years of teaching

experience; experience working with at-risk learners.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Uses data from standardized tests, classroom grades, and Measures of

Academic Progress (MAP), and curriculum based measures to identify at risk

students in reading in grades 6-8.

  1. Coordinates with the school principal a schedule to accommodate

identified students in the program.

  1. Attends training sessions as the principal directs.
  2. Maintains an in-depth knowledge of the South Carolina English Language

Arts curriculum standards.

  1. Provides instruction in reading to small groups of at-risk students as

directed by the principal.

  1. Works closely with English Language Arts teachers to coordinate efforts of

the intervention program with the regular classroom to promote student

success.

  1. Maintains required data on individual student progress and disseminates

data to principal, teachers, and parents and interim report and report card

periods.

  1. Compiles reports as needed.
  2. Collaborates with the principal.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:  planning and managing projects; and using pertinent software applications.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.

Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: stages of child development, a variety of teaching methodologies.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; routinely gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment.

Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing a variety of complex processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires analysis based on organizational objectives; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; and working with frequent interruptions.

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.

 

Responsibility

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 40% sitting, 20% walking, and 40% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.

Working Environment

Bachelors degree in job related area.

Experience Job related experience is required.

Education

Equivalency None Specified

Valid Teaching Certificate in Content/Grade area

Required Testing Certificates & Licenses

None Specified

Continuing Educ. / Training

TB

Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

Clearances

FLSA Status

Exempt Teacher ALL

District

Chester County School District

School

Chester Park School of the Arts